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OJEN NEWS

Nominate a Justice Education Champion

Whether coaching high school mock trial teams, sharing legal information with vulnerable youth audiences, providing insight into topical legal issues at PD sessions for teachers, and in countless other ways, volunteers play an essential role in supporting OJEN’s justice education initiatives province-wide.  Each year, hundreds of volunteers give of their time, expertise and dedication to […]

Tate’s Tableaux Raises Funds for OJEN

The Herbert family established Tate’s Tableaux 6 years ago to commemorate the life of their son in a meaningful way.  Their annual event in Barrie, brings together friends and family for an evening of music and good cheer.  The proceeds are donated to OJEN’s justice education programs for youth, a cause they believe Tate would […]

FROM THE OJEN BLOG

Youth-Police Dialogues Update

OJEN’s Youth-Police Dialogues (YPD) Program is in high gear this fall with the multi-session workshops taking place simultaneously in five communities throughout Ontario.  In Toronto, Hamilton, Kingston, Sudbury, and Ottawa, youth and police officers are coming together to challenge stereotypes, build rapport, and improve community relations.  Now in the second year of a three year […]

Meet Bryn Rieger – OJEN’s New OOCMT Coordinator

OJEN is pleased to announce that Bryn Rieger has accepted the position of Coordinator for the OJEN/OBA Competitive Mock Trial Program. Before joining OJEN, Bryn practiced criminal defence in Winnipeg, with an emphasis on youth criminal justice.  In this role, he engaged with Indigenous and other marginalized youth.  He brings a strong background in social […]

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